Teacher, Don’t Suffer in Silence

I once saw a picture that said "If your profession has an 'appreciation day' it is probably because you are not being paid enough". I laughed in realisation that truer words were never spoken/written. Earlier in this month, 5th October, we observed World Teachers' Day. As we know, teaching is a very noble profession that... Continue Reading →

Matric Exams: All round anxiety

It's about that time of the year again, as it is every year. Matric FINAL exam season! The time of year when Matriculants are realising that this is it! Parents/Guardians are stressed out! Teacher are hyper-nervous! And the whole school at large just has to comply. People think that Grade 12 is the end of... Continue Reading →

My Leadership in Education

Not so long ago I wrote about generalised leadership in education as it was becoming more and more apparent in my life. lately, I have been growing and experiencing my own leadership in education, more specifically at the school where I work. I am a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT), which I have probably mentioned a... Continue Reading →

Leadership in Education

The topic of leadership has come up a lot lately in my life in more ways than one. It is such a big and broad topic that takes on multiple shapes and forms. One thing to note that I think is important, it is not only those that are given a title that are called... Continue Reading →

#BeATeacher

Fact: An eduaction system cannot outperform the quality of its teachers [paraphrased Andreas Schleicher]. Another fact: Studies show that over the next decade (a little less than) South Africa will lose approximately 45% of its teachers in the public sector due to retirement. Last fact (a little bit of an opinion): There is a call... Continue Reading →

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